To the most loyal ally to the Americans, my best goes out to all Australians for ANZAC Day!
There was this Marine who was in trouble and was facing a administrative discharge out of the Marine Corps. He popped positive for pot and the Marine Corps does not tolerate drugs, period. I was appointed senior member of the admin board that included two first Lieutenants as prosecuting and defense attorneys. I also had a new GySgt and a second Lt who was a GySgt recently commission on my board. The prosecuting attorney told me this was a open and closed case and it wouldn’t take all day. The defense seemed to be thin.
In my 76th year, the events of my life appear to me, from time to time, as a series of vignettes. Some were significant; most were trivial. War is the seminal event in the life of everyone that has endured it. Though I fought in Korea and the Dominican Republic and was wounded there, Vietnam was my war. Now 42 years have passed and, thankfully, I rarely think of those days in Cambodia, Laos, and the panhandle of North Vietnam where small teams of Americans and Montangards fought much larger elements of the North Vietnamese Army. by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (Ret)
You may have read it HERE on One Marines View of my take on the fancy dancy new medal that wanst worth following through on. Its amazin the things we waste money on. Goes to show, not everyones decisions are correct decisions in washington.
The Navy will deploy a high-energy, solid-state directed energy, or “laser” weapon early next year on board the amphibious transport dock Ponce, Navy officials said Monday.